Significant milestone for Net Zero as UK announces first CCUS clusters

(Oct 24 2021) The Carbon Capture and Storage Association (CCSA)has welcomed the announcement of the first successful CCUS clusters that will be taken forward following the Government’s Cluster Sequencing competition.

Wärtsilä and Solvang retrofit CCS system

(Oct 24 2021) Wärtsilä Exhaust Treatment will retrofit a full-scale pilot installation of a CCS system on one of Solvang’s ethylene carriers, the 21,000-cbm Clipper Eos.

ExxonMobil plans to increase carbon capture at Wyoming facility

(Oct 23 2021) The expansion project will capture up to 1 million metric tons of CO2, in addition to the 6-7 million metric tons already captured at LaBarge each year.

Elkem to test first carbon capture pilot for smelters

(Oct 22 2021) Elkem will test the world's first carbon capture pilot for silicon smelters at its plant in Rana, Norway.

CEOs of Occidental and Worley speak on burgeoning CCS industry

(Oct 21 2021) The carbon capture business is going to be an industry, and a big one at that, says Vicki Hollub, president and CEO of Occidental Petroleum in the latest episode of CERAWeek Conversations.

Aker Carbon Capture selected by Viridor for energy from waste plants

(Oct 19 2021) The companies are partnering on the installation of modular CCUS plants on five Viridor waste-to-energy sites across the UK.

TechnipFMC and Talos Energy partner on Gulf Coast CCS

(Oct 19 2021) The companies have entered into a long-term strategic alliance to develop and deliver technical and commercial solutions to CCS projects along the United States Gulf Coast.

East Coast Cluster selected as one of first two UK projects

(Oct 19 2021) A collaboration between Northern Endurance Partnership, Net Zero Teesside and Zero Carbon Humber, the East Coast Cluster aims to remove nearly 50% of all UK Industrial cluster CO2 emissions.

Bellona: waste incineration and CCS position paper

(Oct 19 2021) A policy brief from Bellona Europa finds that CCS is an option for waste incinerators but depends on their location and size.

HyNet selected by Government as Track 1 cluster1

(Oct 19 2021) HyNet North West has been chosen for Track 1 and will proceed with decarbonising the North West and North Wales from 2025.

BHP and POSCO to explore decarbonised steelmaking

(Oct 18 2021) BHP and South Korea’s POSCO, one of the world’s largest steelmakers, will jointly explore greenhouse gas emissions reduction technologies in integrated steelmaking.

U.S. DOE awards $20 million to help States deploy CCS

(Oct 17 2021) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $20 million in funding to four projects working to accelerate the regional deployment of carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS).

DTU researchers are testing new carbon capture method

(Oct 17 2021) Carbon capture today is mainly based on chemicals in liquid form. Now, researchers at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) are testing carbon capture in a solid material.

Piñon Midstream CCS facility in New Mexico fully operational

(Oct 15 2021) The Dark Horse greenfield sour gas treating and carbon capture facility and its associated pipelines, compressor stations, and acid gas sequestration infrastructure were placed into service with the initial capacity fully subscribed.

Large-scale direct air capture to fuel plant planned for British Columbia

(Oct 15 2021) The facility will capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and is expected to produce up to 100 million litres of ultra-low carbon fuel each year


Issue 82 - July - Aug 2021

CCUS in Australia: Carbon Capture absorbent development at CSIRO Energy .. Santos CEO calls on Australia to be ‘CCS superpower’ .. Australia invests $50 million in six projects Mitsubishi: enabling the future of CCUS on the route to Net Zero .. Incr.....